Terry Pheto Biography, Wikipedia, Networth, Career, Age, Child, & Relationship

Terry Pheto Biography

Actress Moitheri Pheto was born in South Africa on May 11, 1981. She is most recognized for her pivotal role as Miriam in the 2006 Academy Award-winning motion picture Tsotsi, which won best picture.

Terry Pheto Early Life

In Soweto, Pheto was found by casting director Moonyeenn Lee when looking for Presley Chweneyagae to co-star with in the movie Tsotsi. Pheto, who was 20 years old at the time, had lived in Soweto her entire life.

Terry Pheto Career

In the movie Tsotsi, Pheto made her acting debut. Since then, she has starred in other films like as Catch a Fire (2006), Goodbye Bafana (2007), and How to Steal 2 Million (2012).

She has been in the SABC1 drama series Justice for All, Zone 14 (where she portrayed the part of Pinky Khumba), and Jacob’s Cross among other roles (in which she played the role of Mbali). Pheto played the crucial role of Fikile in the SABC2 miniseries Hopeville throughout the months of March and April of 2009.

A movie based on the television program went on to win multiple accolades. 2011 saw her land a recurring part as a heart surgeon on the American soap series The Bold and the Beautiful after relocating to the US to seek acting possibilities in Hollywood.

Dr. Malaika Maponya is the name of her persona. She was the subject of an episode of the Nicky Greenwall-hosted documentary series The Close Up in 2012, which aired on and the eNews Channel, respectively.

She was a subject of the first episode of the second season of the reality television program Play Your Part in the same year, which aired on SABC1 on July 9, 2012. She made an appearance as a guest judge during the “Film Noir” episode of the reality series Class Act that aired on SABC1 in 2010.


  • Tsotsi (2005)
  • Catch a Fire (2006)
  • Day and Night (2006)
  • Goodbye Bafana (2007)
  • Mafrika (2008)
  • The Bold and The Beautiful (2011)
  • How to Steal 2 Million (2012)
  • Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
  • Cuckold (2015)
  • A United Kingdom (2016)
  • Madiba TV series (2017)
  • What’s The Deal (2018-)

Pheto Awards

  • Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a supporting role.
  • 2012, Golden Horn Award for her Best Supporting Actress: How to Steal 2 Million

FAQ About Terry Pheto

Is Terry Pheto married?

Moitheri Pheto (born 11 May 1981) is a South African actress who is best known for her leading role as Miriam in the 2006 Oscar-winning feature film Tsotsi.
Where is Terry Pheto from?
Mahikeng, South Africa

How many children does Terry Pheto have?

As of the time of writing this article (April 2022), Terry Pheto has only one child with her husband, Masande Peter. Pheto, known for her penchant for privacy, had denied reports of the child’s birth.
Terry Pheto Siblings?
Terry Pheto Children

Terry pheto Husband

Currently Pheto is not married.

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